How to Have the Best Pregnancy Ever

Are you pregnant? Do you hope to be? Are you not pregnant, don't hope to be, but are reading this because you're bored? If you answered yes or no to any or all of these questions, then you're probably confused—which is understandable, since pregnancy can be a very confusing time. After all, every single thing you put… » 2/20/13 2:20pm 2/20/13 2:20pm

Pregnancy Tests Become Cancer Tests When Men Use Them

Pregnancy tests, those things you pee on while you're anxiety-crying, actually have another, equally anxiety inducing use: testicular cancer detection. In men. New thing to say to the clerk at CVS in attempt to break the side-eye land speed record: "It's not for me; it's for my boyfriend who might have cancer." » 11/09/12 1:30pm 11/09/12 1:30pm

Service-y Bar Installs Pregnancy Test Vending Machine in Bathroom

Taking a pregnancy test can be a nerve-wracking, stomach-churning, mindfucking experience. As such, the best way for a lady to calm her Am I Pregnant? jitters is to head on down to her local pub, knock back a few girly drinks, and then, when she's just about three sheets to the wind, head to the restroom, where she… » 7/19/12 7:15pm 7/19/12 7:15pm

Got Morning Sickness? Give Two Blow Jobs and Call Me in the Morning

No amount of heavy duty feminism can alleviate the fact that when it comes to child creation, all a guy really must do is not ride a bike too much, ejaculate successfully into a fertile vagina, and then maybe hand out cigars. Meanwhile, the woman spends nine months growing a tiny, helpless proto-human inside her… » 7/10/12 6:30pm 7/10/12 6:30pm

Getting Your Tubes Tied Is a Giant Pain in the Ass

For women who know deep down that they never want children, that hell no response to the thought of motherhood endures long after the echoes of a temper tantrum in the candy aisle at Target subside. But women who want to be sterilized often face obstacles that aren't present for other medical procedures — obnoxious,… » 7/09/12 11:40am 7/09/12 11:40am

Grab Your Rubbers, It's National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

May 2 is the National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy — otherwise known as the National Day to Pretend That Pulling Out Doesn't Feel Better. Kidding! (No I'm not.) Anyway, MTV has produced a PSA—starring some of the girls featured on this season of 16 & Pregnant—despite the fact that this seems like a conflict in… » 5/02/12 5:15pm 5/02/12 5:15pm

All Birthing Options Come To The Same Horrible Conclusion

With the rise in popularity of both home births and epidurals, there's been considerable debate about the pros and cons of natural delivery versus a medically-assisted one. It's great that we have more options beyond the standard-issue labor and delivery route, but let's face it: The decision is about which way you'd… » 7/13/11 3:38pm 7/13/11 3:38pm

So, Wait: There's No Point To The Pain Of Childbirth?

As you may have heard, having a baby hurts. Natural childbirth advocates have long argued for the lemonade benefits of labor pain, claiming that it adds to the experience and can even result in sexual pleasure » 10/22/08 2:20pm 10/22/08 2:20pm and aid in the hormone release that helps a mother bond with her baby. However, a new study, , suggests that…